No matter whether you take astrology seriously or not, there’s something fun about looking up your zodiac sign to see what the stars have predicted for you. Many people love reading their horoscopes because they believe that astrological signs offer powerful information about their personality and important issues such as love, health, career, and wealth. In addition, your zodiac sign can also determine which breed of dog is best suited to you, based on your unique personality traits. So, if you’re thinking about adding a four-legged friend to your family, continue reading because astrology can help you choose your perfect pet with characteristics that align with your sign.

Scroll below to discover which canine companions match your personality and choose your new best friend! 

Aries: Jack Russel Terrier and Miniature Schnauzer

People born under the sign of Aries are energetic, super-active and free-spirited individuals. They need a dog with just as much energy as them, so a Jack Russel Terrier will definitely suit their adventurous lifestyle. These dogs are athletic, independent and free-willed just like the Aries people, so they will be their perfect running buddies. Another good pet choice for the Aries is the Miniature Schnauzer – this breed is playful, energetic and good-tempered. Just like Aries people, these dogs can be stubborn at times, so they require a bit more patience than other dogs.

Jack Russel terrier posing with a miniature schnauzer

Taurus: Saint Bernard and Poodle

Taureans are one of the most determined signs of the zodiac. These people are dependable, persistent and they know how to get what they want in life. They are strong but they can be really stubborn and lazy at times, much like the Saint Bernard. These giant but gentle dogs enjoy being couch potatoes, but they also love playing outdoors with their humans. The Poodle is another perfect pet choice for Taurus, who is a bit materialistic and enjoys the finer things in life.

Gemini: Golden Retriever and Labrador

Those born under the zodiac sign of Gemini are highly social and energetic people who crave variety in life. Geminis have excellent communication skills and love to make new friends, so the friendly, and intelligent Golden Retriever and Labrador are the perfect dogs for them. These sweet and playful dog breeds will keep the Gemini entertained and ensure that not a single moment spent with them is dull. The Golden Retriever and the Labrador are known for their adorable and sociable nature, so they can be trusted around children and smaller pets.

Cancer: Chihuahua and Pomeranian

Cancerians are compassionate, caring and sensitive people, so it’s only natural that they need dogs that are as sensitive as they. Cancerians tend to be homebodies who value family above all else, so the cuddly and loyal Chihuahua is the perfect cuddle partner for them. Despite their small size, Chihuahuas are protective and surprisingly effective watchdogs, which is great for the emotional Cancerians who are wary of strangers. Another good choice for the Cancer is the Pomeranian – the perfect lapdog that needs lots of pampering and cuddling.

Leo: German Shepherd and Rottweiler

Leos are born leaders who like to be the center of attention. The rulers of the Zodiac have magnetic personalities and are highly intelligent, so the most suitable dog breeds for these people are the loyal and courageous German Shepherd or Rottweiler. These dogs are independent, devoted, brave, and dominant, so they need a fearless owner like Leo to balance their authoritative nature. The Rottweiler and German Shepherd are lively dog breeds and they are happiest when given a job.

Virgo: Beagle and Bloodhound

Those born under the sign of Virgo are logical, easygoing, and inquisitive people who need to make a difference in the world. The most suitable dog breeds for Virgos are the Beagle and Bloodhound. These two dog breeds are friendly, intelligent, easy-to-care-for, and independent, so they will be the perfect furry companions for the pragmatic and hard-working Virgos.

Libra: English Setter and Whippet

Libras are peace-loving individuals who strive for balance and harmony in all areas of their lives. Charming Libras hate being alone and they are almost always surrounded by people. The lovable English Setters make great pets for Libras and the two would bond over their lazy and stubborn behavior. These dogs like to play and socialize and can be the perfect furry companions for Libras. The Whippet’s stylish looks and friendly personality also goes very well with the Libra.

Scorpio: Great Pyrenees and Portuguese Water Dog

Scorpios are passionate and persistent individuals who require strong but calm and well-mannered dogs to provide the stability in their chaotic and intense worlds. The strong and mysterious Great Pyrenees and the exotic Portuguese Water Dog are the most suitable breeds for Scorpios. The Great Pyrenees is strong, intelligent, and well-mannered breed, while the Portuguese Water Dog is an active, friendly, curious and self-sufficient breed that is comfortable around a Scorpio owner.

Sagittarius: Border Collie and Greyhound

Sagittarians are free-spirited, fiercely independent and fun-loving people who love traveling, meeting new people and exploring new places. Greyhounds would make perfect pets for Sagittarians as they are active, enthusiastic and like hunting in wild terrains. This dog breed will be more than willing to travel and explore the world with the adventurous Sagittarius. The Border Collie is another good pet for Sagittarians as it is easily trainable, intelligent, outgoing, and they enjoy being on the move.

Capricorn: Boxer and Dalmatian

Those born under this zodiac sign are ambitious and dependable individuals who value stability and calmness. Taureans require mature and loyal but playful dogs, so the Boxer or Dalmatian would be their ideal pets. Boxers are smart, loyal dogs who can be stubborn at times, just like Taureans. Dalmatians are fiercely loyal and protective of those they love, but they’re also playful which makes them a good personality match for the sign of Taurus.

Aquarius: Alaskan Malamute and Rhodesian Ridgeback

Aquarians are eccentric, intelligent and calm – they may seem cold to those who don’t know them well, but they just need a little more time to warm up to people. Alaskan Malamutes are also nervous around new people, but once they get to know them, they will shower them with unconditional love and loyalty. This makes the Alaskan Malamute the perfect companion for the Aquarius. The Rhodesian Ridgeback is another suitable dog breed for the Aquarius. These dogs are sensitive, strong-willed and independent- the perfect match for the ever-rebellious Aquarius.

Pisces: Papillon and Pug

Pisceans are one of the most sensitive people of the zodiac. These people are compassionate and devoted to their loved ones, but they crave constant support, love, and attention. The Papillon and Pug are lively, playful and affectionate dog breeds that make great companions for Pisceans. Papillons and Pugs need constant companions and cuddling and they are the ideal lapdogs for the day-dreaming Pisceans.

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